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Simple solutions for cleaning aluminium garden furniture sets

04/10/2010 People don't need specialist cleaning equipment to make their aluminium garden furniture set look as good as new again, it has been claimed.

Simply making a solution from water and vinegar and wiping down the table and chairs with a soft cloth is just as good as using a specialist cleaning product, according to the Hindustan Times.

The newspaper explained that this will "clean, polish and protect" aluminium garden furniture sets, adding that people should "avoid abrasive materials to avoid scratching the aluminium".

"Polish and protect metal and plastic furniture with a couple of thin coats of car wax on all the exposed areas," it added.

Meanwhile, repainting was said to be the best way to give hard wood garden furniture sets a little extra protection.

A hard wood garden furniture set made from teak could be the best option for those looking to keep their table and chairs outside during the winter months.

The Tallahassee Home and Garden blog explained recently that teak has "natural anti-weathering properties".  ADNFCR-3488-ID-800097195-ADNFCR

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